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the ghost map in 2006, the invention of air in 2008. where good ideas come from came out in 2010, and his most recent just on the market is "future perfect." mr. johnson, thank you for being on "in >> you can share anything you see on booktv.org by clicking share on the upper left side of the page and selecting the format on our website. booktv streams online live for 48 hours with top nonfiction books and authors. booktv.org. nationally syndicated radio host mike gallagher is next on booktv. he is going to list the items that he contends that liberals
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love to hate. his points range from the second amendment to mcdonald's. this is about 1.5 hours. [applause] >> thank you so much. [applause] thank you, thanks everybody. [applause] >> i can't leave the liberals got some system already. are you kidding? [laughter] i'm so honored and delighted as i introduce my new book, "50 things liberals love to hate." this book is about liberals. not democrats who are often not that much different from republicans in many respects. this book is dedicated to the peculiar brand of american self identifies as a liberal, with as was light as liberal and wishes more of us in america were liberal. think about michael moore.
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think nancy pelosi. think about your local college professor. the driver of that crazy car with all of the bumper stickers on the back of the car. you get the picture, right? they dominate professions lead a cultural imprint in this great country of ours. professionalism, journalism, academia, and the music industry, and america's fastest-growing brand of entertainers, cirque du soleil acrobats. who are these people that call themselves liberals? and how to such a tiny group leave such a big impact on our culture and lives? what motivates them? well, i am in an excellent position to answer these deep questions. because i have been watching liberals closely for over 30 years. i have studied liberals like
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jane goodall studies are gems. [laughter] in their natural habitats and without judgment. i have broke bread with them, have teased them, and yes, i have even blogged some of them because some of my best friends are liberal and some are even members of my own family. my commitment to understanding liberals sometimes worry that my dear conservative friends. some even question my mental health. but i read in the new yorker magazine, i went to see the regina monologues, i have listened to npr whenever i got the chance. i learned everything that i could just by tuning into all things considered. [laughter] and even watched my carbon footprint.
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as much as a guy in a well cooled home in dallas can watch his footprint. what i learned? i learned that liberals simply don't love many things about this world. they are endlessly trying to correct, pics, men, and adjust every aspect of other peoples daily lives. i learned that they spend a whole lot of time thinking about america's fault and how to correct it, about america's ills and how to cure them, liberals love to hate things that most americans love. and they spend the rest of their lives trying to take those things away from us, and they are convinced that they do it all because they love us. thus was born this book, "50 things liberals love to hate." i hope you will enjoy it. if you could build a time machine and go back in time, not too far, say 50 years or so, if you are told that the first american you saw, men would walk on the moon, we would all carry
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video phones the size of a deck of playing cards. i guarantee that the response would be really? poor people are fat? because poor people are supposed to be skinny. rich people in america today like old photographs of four people during the great depression. the poor people look like the corpulent trouser bursting cartouche -- cartoon sketches of the 1930s. some of them think that i'm a fat person and say that we should pass laws preventing this kind of obesity, and create ways to federally subsidize weight-loss programs. who do they blame? they blame mcdonald's. why is that?
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because they sell delicious and fattening cheeseburgers and fries along with salads and mcnuggets an awful lot of other things, even the beloved happy meal is under assault. under assault by politicians all around the country and by some who call themselves scientists. one group of the very official sounding name, the center for science in the public interest, threatened to sue mcdonald's if they did not stop serving happy meals. they equated what mcdonald's was doing was child abuse and even worse, equated to child molestation. stephen gardner said in a prepared statement, he said it is a creepy and predatory practice that warrants an injunction. let's face it, it was gardner's statement that sounded creepy. the fact is that liberals hate mcdonald's and its competitors because they symbolize everything about america that they load. our entrepreneurial zero, a
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level of convenience and our ability to inspire and support businesses that can be franchised across the globe and provide millions of jobs. but they really hate that last part. the jobs. they call them mcjobs. many americans have worked out a mcdonald's or one of its competitors. that is something that truly alarms liberals. it's not clear why, working there is a great way to learn customer service. but for liberals, that is a big red flag. it knows no limits. and his gross documentary, supersize me, morgan spurlock, yes, that's his real name, he did mcdonald's so much that he decided to eat mcdonald's food and only mcdonald's food for 30 straight days, three times a
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day, and what happened? well, surprise of surprises, he gained 24 pounds. now, i suspect that would have happened had he decided to eat at ihop three times a day for a month. but the fact is that morgan wasn't interested in anything but vilifying mcdonald's. why didn't he, i wonder, choose to eat ice cream sundays instead all day everyday and do a documentary about that or cheese or canned ham. that would not have made morgan spurlock payments. that would not have made him the michael moore of his generation. come to think of it, he should have followed michael moore around all day. [laughter] now, that would've been fun to watch. the truth is what it really does was supersize morgan's bank account.
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as a capitalist, i am all for that, even if he is not. the food fascist love to hate our mcdonald's. but many other potential targets are spared. starbucks, which sells sugar carbohydrates and high calorie coffee drinks, are somehow curiously exempt from the fast food teacher hatred that you hear about from liberals. in other words if you get fat on a double quarter pounder with cheese, liberals are going to start passing laws banning things. if you get fat on mocha latte is, liberals are perfectly delighted to look the other way. what they both represent his american ingenuity and entrepreneurial risk. both of them took something that all americans love and figure out a way to serve it faster and better than anyone else. serving up food that is
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delicious and fattening which requires individuals to exercise self-control, personal responsibility, liberals hate that with a passion. all of that hate wrapped up in a cardboard box, with melted cheese, little ketchup, a pickle and some fries on the side of it if you are a liberal and you are feeling a little bit hungry right now -- i have some bad news for you. you just might be a conservative. [laughter] now, let me make a confession. sometimes when i find myself in a very liberal part of town, you know that part of town that i'm talking about, yoga studios, deegan on board bumper stickers, that kind of thing. i always make sure that i am wearing my american flag lapel pin, somewhere really inconspicuous. kind of a silly little game to play with myself in them. i am feeding him, i realize
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that. but for some reason i just can't help that. liberal people really hate these american flag lapel planes. they hate it more than the actual american flag, it seems to me. in those the same neighborhoods, you see the american flag flying high in some places. but maybe it is because the lapel pen is in your face, it's personal. it is in a place that it is not usually found. i'll ask someone a question and i will see their eyes flicker from my face to my lapel and i will see that look, you know the look i'm talking about. what is wrong with this guy? probably some kind of america free. i bet he is one of those right-wing nuts, too. it's almost like i had a swastika on my lapel. but surely, that is not why they hate it, is that? when i wear my american flag lapel pin, i always do it in public. i'm not making a big political
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statement. although you probably have a good idea of who i prefer. the american flag lapel pin that i wear just means this. i am grateful to live in a country that honors and protects freedom. that offers boundless opportunities for citizens and does its best to nurture the noble parts of the human spirit. when i wear my pin, when you get right down to it, i love my country. maybe that is why liberals hate it so much. you know, they have the vocabulary down and they know how to frame it so that it sounds like a declaration of patriotic feeling. i love america, they will say, and then they will say i love the idea of america. then comes that inevitable but. and the parade of inevitable as still follows. all of the things that america has done to let them down, the injustices and feelings from the moment that the pilgrims landed on plymouth rock to the election of george w. bush.
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[laughter] i have to wonder if liberals do this with their wives, i love you but that extra few pounds each on your heads, they weren't there when we first met and it would be great if you lost them. that is the kind of guy that women really love, right? liberals have reservations about everything america. when they see an american flag, they automatically put an asterisk next to it. yes, but we are too rich in our cars are too good and we drive too much and we eat too much and we are just too american. yes, we saved europe and our beacon of liberty to the world. but we don't recycle enough and we are too religious to be a really sophisticated country. during his run-up to the election, then senator barack obama got more than a couple of flags waved. there was the scene of him standing in a stage of iowa, were citing him -- all but one
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had his hand over his heart during the national anthem. that was barack obama. he explained in independence, iowa, he said, and i quote. my attitude is that i'm less concerned about what you're wearing on your lapel than what is in your heart. well, again, try that with your wife. i love you, but i'm not buying you those big diamond earrings because i'm less concerned with what you wear on your ears and what's inside your heart. president obama was asked again about the pin in an interview in cedar rapids, iowa. he said that the truth is is that right after 9/11, i have been. shortly after 9/11, particularly as we are talking about the iraq war, that became a substitute
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for true patriotism, which is speaking out on issues that are of importance to our national security. those are his exact words. yes, he said that. it just kept getting worse. the pin he said he didn't like, he actually used to live like until everyone in america started liking him. he said that in that interview. he actually referred to the american flag lapel pin as a backend. >> i won't wear that pin on my chest, instead, i'm going to try to tell the american people what i believe will make this country great and hopefully, that will be a testimony to my patriotism. >> you heard it right. you heard it right. he called it back in. a little bit like bill clinton referred to monica lewinsky as that woman. do you remember? [laughter] [applause] to but not severe and not to worry. president obama came around. that pin he stopped wearing.
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it is one of those cheesy things that you have to do as president, i guess. when he returned to civilian life, sooner rather than later, i hope -- [cheers] [applause] i suspect the thing that people liked most is ditching that annoying little pin once and for all. after all, maybe he could replace it with the united nations flag pin. that simple little american flag pin. the thing is no better than a nickel, it drives liberals bonkers and makes them uncomfortable and it confuses them, too. here is a guy like me in their store or copy shop, who is smiling and being polite. understanding there with a tiny little american flag, minding my own business. in the most quiet and reserved way possible, but i that i am grateful to live in the united states of america.
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just sheer gratitude for the sacrifices of my forebears. gratitude for the opportunity to this that this country affords great gratitude to the men and women who serve the flag in the military probably an gratitude for being a part of this amazing and the noble experiment in democracy. look, liberals hate that. american to them is just okay. not good and not great, and certainly not exceptional. just okay. about as okay as sweden, but not as okay as france. when i walked out of the store or copy shop, i have to admit to myself that i chuckle a little bit because i can hear them behind me trying to figure it out. conservative women, not the ladies. [laughter] [applause] you know, if i ruling was an olympic sport, liberals would win the gold medal every time. to see some truly elaborate eye rolling, just drop the following words into your conversation.
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i was thinking about something sir palen said the other day. stand back and let the huffing and puffing and sighing and moaning begin. it could be something as benign as sarah palin thinks that panda bears are cuddly. the result is an automatic discussed at anything unturned it is a fact that they hate this new generation
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-- some of them just refused to show any gratitude, no matter what they have done for women. liberals worked so hard to break down the barriers of sexism. when sarah palin came onto the scene with her unique brand of cheerful conservatism, they had no choice but to attack her for her looks and her hair and her outfits and her accent and her education. her children and her makeup. for a group of folks that have tried so hard to eliminate sexism from the national discourse, they sure know how to use it when they need to, don't they? is the same with ann coulter. she's attacked for her looks and her hair in her way. since we are talking about weight, to notice the remarkable improvement over the years in the physical charms of women in the political ground. consider for a moment one of the first feminists to emerge in the early 1960s. now, fast-forward to 2012, a
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conservative writer, a quite a difference, wouldn't you say? the sudden ascension of sarah palin, until you consider that she was the enormously popular sitting governor here in america, when it comes to barack obama, even with a double large on, his words could barely take a page. [applause] my crackerjack research team got their hands just on that document read on barack obama's resume back in 2007 is looking to ditch his senate dagan move up. let me read a little bit for you. objective, leader of the free world. experience, 2005, 2007 u.s. senator. in the job description he wrote talked a lot, voted a lot. in 1997, 2007 -- university of
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chicago is what he wrote for his employers and he listed his jobs as constitutional law professor and civil rights attorney. he described his work as talked a lot, wrote a memoir about my identity crisis. he was also little sketchy about the years 1985 through 1987, saying it was hard to remember who he actually worked for. but he did say he was a community organizer and his job description was described as organizing people and to train people to organize. for education, he listed occidental college, columbia university, and harvard law. listed his grades is not available. his interests were basketball, marxist literature, writing about myself, talking about myself, making money, and saving the world. and the mainstream media fell in
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love with this highly qualified applicant. they fell in love with him because they liked the trifecta of the first black male liberal president. it didn't hurt that he went to the college is that the mainstream media adored. sarah palin attended all kinds of colleges, she was a sportscaster, helped her husband, became mayor, and one becoming the first woman to serve as government in the state's entire history. but the media went after her wetter than swoon like they did with president obama. katie couric tried her best to derail sarah palin. she spent a full day with her. she asked sarah palin what newspapers she read. she didn't name any that katie couric approved of. so she did love.
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this is different. it was sarah palin. katie couric had what she wanted. can you imagine if katie couric had exhibited the same deal with president obama? imagine that she spent a full day with him and asked him some questions like how many soldiers are there in a battalion? after some stammering, k.t. not katie could have followed up, that you are asking this country to make a commander in chief, you have no idea how many men are in a bit -- battalion? i'm sure john mccain does. but katie couric sisterhood only applies to liberal women. when palen did get the nomination, you would've thought that katie couric, barbara walters, diane sawyer, and the pack of shrill shrew is on "the
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view", okay, elizabeth doesn't count, but they said that sarah palin was every liberal woman's worst nightmare. they hate them because they don't comport to the official liberal version of womanhood. if only these mouthy women would just go away. luckily for us, they are not going anywhere. jericho. [applause] the south, the racist rebels and rednecks. in 1767, the mason-dixon line has served marketplace where the northlands in the south begins. there is a more accurate way to know for certain where exactly you are. get into a car, drive and go
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east and south. at some point, someone is going to start calling you sir or ma'am, and that is when you know you are in the south. governors are just white like that. they sir and ma'am each other all the time. they have a million ways to say thank you, and my favorite is i appreciate you. as i heard a guy say to me in atlanta. actually, what he said was i appreciate you, sir. they are thoughtful and polite, southerners honored tradition and god, liberals positively despise them. it is true. liberals hate this out. speaking with a southern accent is another way of saying, hey, i'm a racist or when liberals here are stuttering, what they are saying is, hey, i'm about to talk about jesus. what a liberal brain actually
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hears is that i am a slow witted hillbilly without a thought in my head. you know, think about he hamid's mississippi burning and you get the picture of the south. inside the average liberals had. the american south is a dark and scary place filled with klansmen and embrace and trailer parks and bad sheriffs. from the movies and tv shows they make regularly to the thinly veiled arrogance and the pages of the newspaper. liberals cannot imagine the south is anything but a kind of place that you'd best you best avoided. because of your car breaks down or you are on a rafting trip with friends -- [laughter] nothing good can happen in the south. once that creepy kid with the banjo starts playing, it is all over. all bets are off. it is easy for liberals to characterize the south that way
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because so few of them ever actually go there. maybe a quick stop on the way to hilton head island. liberals didn't take a wrong turn and end up driving through the real south, the south and i know, they get a very different and disturbing picture of the modern american south. maybe that is what they need to do to really understand a country that they seem to hate so much. it would be a surprise for them to accept that the modern south has excellent restaurants, major international banks, research centers and top-rated universities. they would be amazed to see how up to date as always. they even have dennis and cable tv. [laughter] if we could somehow just march the urban smug liberal or mississippi, we could stop for lunch at one of the many delicious places to eat. then show the liberals on thing they might not expect to see. white and black folks eating together, often at the same table. that happens a lot in the south.
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you will see a racially integrated crowd. it will be diverse to use a word that liberals love. it would disturb liberals to realize that the south is a heck of a lot more integrated than some of the coastal cities. it is not memphis or mobile that is stuck in segregation, it is l.a. and new york. for the past decade, african-americans from the north have been moving south in huge numbers. it is a total reverse of the great migration of the 1940s and 1950s when large parts of the southern black population moved north to places like chicago, detroit, and new york. but now blacks are coming back to this out. impossible, they cry. don't they know that the south is full of rednecks and racists? will black people know to the contrary is that the south has much better jobs and a better economic future and more importantly, it's a better place
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to raise their children. put it this way, kids don't learn to say thank you and liberal public public schools. they learn that in places like montgomery and greenville. the mason-dixon line still shows up en masse. but some think it is better to be on the southern side. how much better? the numbers do not lie. according to the latest census figures, the south was the fastest growing, up 14%. that is why factories open in southern states like alabama. that is why atlanta, georgia, is a hub of international media and commerce. the american liberal ensconced in his decaying but calculus hates the south. whether it is germany,
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outstripping korea, hong kong, taiwan, singapore, outshining impoverish malaysia. this has been the universal truth of history. ..
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we will be liberals hate success for a number of reasons, including the fact that they hate competition and everything that comes with it. too liberal there is no such thing as true competition, and is assisting as letting a valuable life lesson from losing in fact, losers must be told that they are not run or that they lost because to do so would hurt their precious self-esteem. a mindset that is running release. if everyone is special what you're really saying is no one is special. think about that for a moment. in their obsession with stamping of billiard liberals have sent out failures close companion, success. without failure success is meaningless.
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it is a vapor. can that happen. in 2010 and spent a few days on my radio show to talk about high school graduations and the issue a valedictorians. valedictorians, an issue, did some valedictorian go on the crime spree? some kind of an argall bench? no. it turns out, shockingly, a whole bunch of schools in america think that having just one valedictorian is mean-spirited and not inclusive. the other having multiple. before i proceed want to turn to the good folks at merriam-webster to get a definition of the term valedictorian. the student usually having the highest rank of the graduating class. when i went to school there was one valedictorian who had the highest grade. then there was the salutatorian had the second-highest rates. they both made speeches are graduation date. really bad speeches.
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[laughter] then there was me. it was a miracle i got any grades at all. flash forward, 2010, jericho high school, l.i., new york. one valedictorian would simply not do for this particular school off. they went with the seven instead. seven valedictorians. the explanation was the move pushed by the parents, students? it turns out it was one guy who was the principal. he did not like having just one. he said, when did we start saying that we should limit the honor so only one person gets the glory? well, principal, americans have been saying it for hundreds of years. in new york times story a more interesting. it turns out public-school administrators across the country beginning to side with poor old joke. here in southern new york times dispensaries and beyond those serving the trend. recognizing multiple
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valedictorians reduces pressure and competition among students and is a more equitable way to honor achievement, particularly when number one and number five may be separated by only the smallest fraction of rage from south or science. liberals do things like dispense with beloved traditions like the valedictorians him and then decide for all of us up to create more equitable ways to honor achievement. i wondered as i was reading that article, why stop at and a? what about the students to kimberly ) a? what to cause a lot of emotional damage? and let the kids to get a closer getting beat. it turns out that lyons has cooling colorado pretty much agrees with this garbage. they had ten valedictorians last year. and the stratford high school in the suburbs of houston pretty much agrees with this insanity as well. they honored 30 valedictorians.
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six and a half percent of their entire class in 2010. they all got cold on our courts. thirty valedictorians. i thought i was mad at principal joke. he looks positively stingy with his near seven. positively victorian. not just the public schools. this is spreading into but with richard companies. general motors. actually, americans did take gm, didn't they? rebels of the car company and we still on a huge chunk. take the big banks. we can have them fail because way beyond keeping score at the little league game liberals its success and his first competition. and if they have their way we will all be playing a scoreless game of life scandinavian style with cradle to grave entitlements with the variation in income. >> the second amendment. this is easy.
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liberals are not crazy about most of what is in the u.s. constitution, but it's it to say that what they hate the most is the second amendment. but start with the complicated text of the second amendment. this could take a very long time. a well regulated militia. the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall representative be infringed. [applause] pitbull that's it? twenty-seven words? that is where there are so exercised about? twenty-seven words in english words cannot be all that hard to understand, but they managed to confuse the heck of liberals. liberals see all kinds of possibilities and interpretations, ways to regulate in ban handguns and rifles, to force states to register gunrunners, prohibits sales and transfer him in other words, that 27 word sentence the
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key words to which our security, free state coming in right of the people and shall not be infringed, liberals see in those words ways to undermine security, constrain the state and infringe the rights of the people. it is pretty impressive. you have to hand it to liberals. they converge just about anything. let's take away. but we have that. recall that the national guard. the national guard is a great thing. it's nice to know that some are supportive of a sudden as they often disparage talk came up president george w. bush service and a branch of the guard during the vietnam era, but what the founders were talking about was the necessity of raising a militia at any time which would require the citizens supply their own weapons. the founders knew that weapons is to be among the citizens are safer and more effective than weapons captain a government controlled are very. the framers also liked the idea of a bunch of states. each with its own idiosyncratic
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touches all linked by a republican republican governments. ian the states unless the citizens of the individual states have a fair amount of say about what goes on inside their borders. it's possible that it opens up the possibility, the opportunity for certain states to vote to ban to regulate certain weapons of some have done, but the framers and to encourage this kind of varied and is often zany difference between the states. liberals said that because it means certain states like utah and texas might be conservative and have a right wing loss. it also means the crackpot lefty states like massachusetts and vermont can mandate pre-eminence for everyone if they want. that is not enough. the only kind of free and there really like is the freedom to make you do what they tell you to do. the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. i could have a howitzer in my front yard. he right wing gun nuts are crazy. well, yes, i'm sorry. shall not be infringed is not all that vega phrase, is it?
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it means, just to go over all the more time sellout be infringed. you can't infringe it. it is voted is. we although the howitzer in the front yard argument is completely off topic anyway because no one is talking about regulating how it's is in the yard. people don't have those, but they have rifles and handguns. those are what liberals want to take away. here is why they want to take them away, to protect us. that's right, to protect us. nice of them, isn't it? here you were thinking you could protect yourself. according to last count about 30,000 people die annually in gun related accidents. that number, 30,000 annually in gun related incidents. about 45,000 die in car crashes. 37,005 from poisoning, 20,000 a year die from unintentional falls. the framers of the constitution
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to say that guns are dangerous. they are, especially to the invaders and despot's and thieves, but they were necessary. that is what they said. that is what liberals it the most what the second amendment, it's necessary. it reinforces the constitutional motion of a free and sovereign people. citizens of the country, a well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. pretty much every single word in that sentence is what gives liberals the heebie-jeebies. that is why they hated. of the other hand 20,000 people die every year from unintentional falls. maybe the framers should have banned the ladders. simple fact is, freedom is dangerous. more guns and less crime. author john lopper been places where there are more guns in the hands of lawful citizens there's less crime. having a gun and brandishing it actually prevents all kind of crime in america. crimes that did not happen
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because a gun was displayed. anyone who knows anything those criminals are cowards. they don't like a fair fight. criminals like picking on the -- they like digging a little old ladies and night clerks who work alone. a gun, the great equalizer. a single mom with a goddess carrier that an nfl linebacker without one. [laughter] that that is not just a legal theory either. among most of us truly love to except liberals. one night january 2010 the couple of parks decided to celebrate the beginning of the new year by breaking into the trailer of a young single mom, 18 year-old sarah mckinley. recently lost her husband and living alone in a trailer with a three month old son in blanchard , oklahoma. that is exactly what the bad guys chose her, because she was alone with her baby, all the books. tens of she had some companies that the president anticipated. their names were smith and
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wesson. [laughter] [applause] sarah was packing. she had a shotgun and pistol, and she was not afraid to use either to defend herself for baby. she called 911. >> i've got two runs in my hand is it a pity should it becomes an historic. >> you have to do whatever you can do to protect yourself. i can't tell you that you can do that. you do what you have to do to protect her baby. >> you do what you have to do. she killed one of those many of the runway, a frightened coward. now fortunately she lived in a gun from the conservative state. not an anti-gun states like massachusetts. liberals don't care what the constitution says. they don't care about facts and the assembly don't care about the sarah mckinley's of this world of their right to keep and bear arms, their right to protect themselves. the right of the criminal trying to robert wallow, that is
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another story. the suburbs, little pink dollhouses and little dull lives . as the liberal why he is the suburbs and those put out a bill of particulars. they have always hated j.c. penney, macy's. you have to be kidding. that is nothing compared to their contempt for a strip malls. i know what you're thinking. if you have a best buy, panera bread, bed bath and beyond, and target all in one place to raise anything else. did all the necessities and one place, they enjoy the fresh air as you walk from shop to shop. some even have a buffalo welling said so you can snag a tranquil your wife spends an hour picking a new shower curtain. but is not to love. morelos and have an aneurysm yor what they say about the rest of the strip malls. they hit the big box stores because they're to corporate and
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put the big mom-and-pop other business full decades before amazon could. amazon is okay because it's on the internet. they hate the way suburbanite's shop. mindlessly slipping up whenever chomsky's some giant corporation puts in front of them like drilling dropped to $5 unless the company would be ample in which case they absolutely have to have whatever white plastic gadget just came out because it is suddenly going to chase the world. don't get them started on suburban cuisine. as the to go out to dinner. after their release said yes, tell them to meet you at 6:00 at red lobster. they will turn green from russia. or worse. it is a scientific fact that they obsess over their growth. the overlap between food network viewers and obama voters is pretty much total. only pries owners were reliably
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more democratic. true story. i took a liberal friend of mine out to dinner after he left his fabulous manhattan co-op to visit in the suburbs of long island. i did not want to forgive out to missouri to come to dinner after robins. he is a real foodie come as a report of the menu for a full 15 that's analyzing every dish, every ingredient. when the waiter came over you is ready. he stood grilling him. is the salmon farm raised afresh caught. line, or net. -status, was what kind of cream used? in a substitute capellini for the pending? this way there was a kid from the local high-school and might have been 19 years old. he clearly failed the quiz in my but he ordered a plain pizza margherita. the reason they get wrapped around the axle is they have too much time on their hands. they have the same reason they love to live in the city and the
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on the suburbs let the rest of us. they don't have kids often times. the suburbs were created around the single organizing principle made easy to make life easy for families. driver under suburbs sometimes employ count the minivans. liberals hate those by the way. why the people drive those ugly bulbous soul's sake monstrosities. been made easy to call this is a soccer practice. you're hauling around precious cargo. designed to be as rich as the functional as the minivan. for the same reason. kermes chain restaurants. you can take three kids for dinner and not get ugly looks and not go broke. why do we have struck most? we have to shop for provisions, pick of extra fleshing further recommended trevor a new backpack without losing an entire weekend. a dance recital to its relief to mow the lawn for laundry, church on sunday morning, and if we work really hard and we are
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super efficient we might just might get to watch a half of a football game later in the afternoon in our rooms for men caves. it is not pretty cut less sophisticated. but that is what suburban life is. people move to the suburbs to have families. we stop checking into for square in to picking a cheese course. we stop spending our regrets out with friends and checking the bistros and going to wind tastings and do something that is, we believe, much more important is slightly less glamorous. the irony is we don't begrudge our liberal webster city friends there fabulous lives. in fact, if we're going to be deadly honest, we kind of evidence, but the admiration is of mutual. they hate us are serving life. houses are cookie cutter and food is offensive and the minivan stink. when you tell your liberal friends you're moving to the birds, they treat your lifestyle choice with utter disdain. you get more understanding and respect to tell them you're changing your name to shinto and getting a sex change
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operation. [laughter] of like to think that deep down the hostility that our cosmopolitan single friends have about our dollar drop suburban lives is this , they know they're missing out on something real, deep, profound. and talking about that gratitude and pride one takes in a racing another human being, taking care of that person, molding that person, discipline and a person from a loving that person unconditionally from of the way god loves all of us. occasionally having to bail the person out of jail. it's labelle -- been there done that. , but it is important raising a family, and it's real. does it get any more real than clean prude for much elsewhere in? suburbanites, suburbs, we love, it is all about families. you know what, it just does not get any better than that.
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[applause] liberals love to hate babies over my eight little miracle fetus. walk around in the lefty hipster neighborhood in austin or ann arbor, brooklyn or berkeley in the first thing you will notice is the baby strollers. they love expensive strollers. in the $2,000 range. mosquito netting, presumably for those leads the list goes along the amazon it is going to take. and a suspension system that one would expect from a range rover. perhaps with those offered adventures for the newborn. the 2012 baby series is a marvel of modern stroke technology. as you walk row the left-wing culture enclaves you will see guys and scarves pushing those contraptions around.
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as the french elite, would you like the rest of the turkey representative? send there will be pressing of to progress a preschool. did not teach them how to read but mitt. it will be playing scoreless soccer and fretting about climate change and global warming. who says liberals still love kids? they adore them. swaddled them in person strollers, feed them organic food. carry them around and baskets and sell their prey to head off to college where they will learn all about contemporary trends, poetry, and how to be able to get a schedule to sleep until noon each day and have mondays and fridays off. liberals love kids. it's babies that are not so crazy about, especially the inconveniently unborn turned for. the unborn baby is currently the most troublesome and despised
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character of a liberal verizon. this creature cannot win. if he is born he will condemn his mother the party and increase the population. always worried about population growth, though it takes a lot of babies to take for the entitlements is so door. let alone to perpetuate civilization. disposed of anything less than the taxpayer sponsored facility that is a friend of grim back alley, well, then that poor girl is going to die of sepsis. the idea there is someone to adopt and care for the baby with there is another way, a more humane, caring, compassionate, and life affirming way is not part of their decision tree. the only solution is to make abortion safe, legal, and taxpayer funded. if you have a problem with that, you want to kill mom? here is the heart of the problem . babies confuse the heck out of liberals. they represent what every believing par lefty thinks about people in general, helpless, and
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cousins, and not very smart. they need supervision, under the control of hopefully a benign leader, and the other hand, thinking about babies to especially the inconveniently the board turned, a lot of a complicated baggage. he has shown horizon abortion among the black community had a corresponding and pauses to affect our rights in the inner city. what he proved is a simple and artifacts. fewer black babies the 1970's and fewer young black men in the 80's and 90's and fury minutes general. the white or african variety means crime rates go down. seen from a straight statistical lends abortion is actually a social good to many leftists. there is no limit to the good that can come if we kill of such problem groups like yemen before their board. think of the benefits. let's cry of love your car accidents, less lousy television and a lot less lousy music.
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so the price we pay for killing of messy and boys is killing off all those cute baby girls. those little angels have problems of teenage pregnancy. aborted babies so we can prevent future abortions. liberals don't like hearing that a controversial thesis, but there are lots of things that are true that liberals alike hearing. the trick is to ignore this say can concentrate on what they do. there is no more doting person and a pregnant liberal. in the same hipster neighborhoods you will find prenatal yoga class is, smelling new ag royals for rubbing into the, exotica prenatal diet books , special musics cds for baby to enjoy in utero. god forbid someone with an 200 yards apart and left to lead to the cigarette. the s.w.a.t. team will arrive in three minutes for less. in other words the rules dalai
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connecting those talks. of course once the child is born there was a bill of all sorts of words and commandments about what school the little one and the ten, tanks and sex are allowed in the vending machines, what sexual information will be given out and write insulinoma the babies it appears it is hands of that non baby. and that yet unborn monday the fetus is really the property of its host. and grim world. it is kidding grammar. that is why they love to use the word sustainable for everything. sustainable energy, food, communities. for them things don't get better
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it -- bigger and better, they have sustained. life, liberty, and the pursuit of sustainability. does that really have much of the ring. that is what birthrates are so low. that is why birthrates among bubble believing christians are so high. one side -- [applause] one side things can get better and the other side thanks stink and should stay the same. that is what liberals really hate the babies because to be for babies is were real hope. to be for babies is the future. to be for babies is for better days ahead. [applause] walmart. what is wrong with everyday low prices? a shopowner had a big idea. if he could somehow keep his costs dependably low he could under so competition. but the competitive advantage,
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he could expand by expanding can get more goods cheaply and sell them at a deeper discount. you know how this story ends. walmart, barely 50 years after he opened his first tour, one of the world's largest and most successful companies. it operates all over the globe, employs over 2 million people and delivers low-cost goods to consumers at a reliable and consistent way. how? they apply efficiencies and purchasing and shipping, squeezing, sometimes recklessly, costs of the supply chain in order to turn those savings and to lower prices for you and me. lower prices for 100 million americans a week. that's about one-third of the country. a global an sec study revealed that walmart says the average american family nearly $20,500 a year. that barely covers the annual sushi budget for your average city liberal. but it is a really nice vacation for your average american family. how they manage to keep the cost down and the customers coming?
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former walmart ceo least got appeared a few years back. he as to what it was like to work. a terrific story about him. >> when i didn't perform, sam would have a direct conversation with you. >> what is a direct conversation? >> you go around the room of friday morning meeting. twenty people in that room in 1980. >> a year after you join. >> a year after i joined, sitting in this meeting. all the offices of the company. sam would have of p and l, profit and loss statement that was not particularly good. he would say, scott, your driver uniform costs were up 30% this month. what's going on? and you better know. the interesting thing was the holocaust for jurors uniforms is like $1,500. >> with that amount of money meant something to him. >> you're darn right it did. and it taught me what that meant .
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>> tell that story as your average liberal. talk about the dedication and commitment to pass along savings to his customers. the change is nothing. tucker at the state of the artist's recent delivery system and you get a big fat yawn. they hate walmart. walmart is a giant and relentless corporation that delivers prices so low in this election is so broad that it is hard for smaller local retailers to compete. a lot of them do have to close. the same could be said for what walgreens and cvs to local pharmacies and home depot did to hardware stores and lumber yards, but the walmart haters give all the others a pass because there are wal-mart's focused on driving costs down which means it is tough on hourly wages and tie with benefits. the fact is walmart is a list of less per hour than the average american retailer. that is an average. many of the workers are part-timers. at a time when jobs are in short supply in any job is better than
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no job and a job can lead to a better job, even in management, liberals should take walmart. the company employs a staggering one half million people. remarkable. the total work force, 140 million. but they instead tap out a steady drumbeat of criticism for a liver practices through cost-cutting and supply chain management, they have raised the standard of living for every american without question and employed all kinds of bus. liberal state this. adelle value efficiency and progress and of appreciate bring low-cost consumer goods to the heartland. they don't care about the star that has the discounted flat screen television. they don't have one in the first place. it's about walmart. what they hate is what it represents from of a full energy of a free-market capitalist enterprise. that's right. [applause] blog delivers the engine of
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economic growth. the about those words for a moment. low-cost, to restore service to management. the only enterprise larger than walmart is the federal government. does it offer any of those days? is in the big government program beloved by liberals of for a fraction of the efficiency and service that every walmart offers every day? who would you rather have deliver your health care? who would you have running the federal school system? the teachers union are walmart? who would you rather have delivering the mail? liberals don't hate walmart for its anti-union stance or its low prices. they hate walmart because walmart works and liberalism doesn't. [applause] elegy. then, one of the greatest in burma's of reggies of recent times is the bp oil spill in the gulf of mexico. oil leaked into the pristine
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crystal clear waters at an incredible rate of over 2 million gallons per day. the result was an admirer of the wasteland dress a stretch of sludge and lock that extended from louisiana and florida. killed nearly all the seabirds in the region, destroyed fisheries, rendered beaches hazardous and unusable and took a once vibrant region and turned it almost overnight into an empty ghost town. wait a minute. best of what happened and all. that is what the of burma to liberals said was born to happen to what they imagined could occur. thanks to the historical drama types and the media, that's what we all fought. that is what cnn anderson cooper state his entire show on. the because he cares one bit of what the people in that region. the only visits the region when there's something in it for anderson cooper.
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the people who run the restaurants and hotels, they are not anderson cooper stern the people. he would not be caught dead vacationing in panama city of a gulf shores it is what depended on it. he's more of a martha's vineyard southampton's of speech can a guy. but for weeks -- maybe venice beach. but for weeks on end there was anderson cooper every night of the gulf coast eviscerating bp, rooting for the world to wash upon the shore and run the place. he was literally rooting for the oil. he was so invested in a bad outcome for bp and a good outcome for himself, a peabody award committee and then me. what he was actually rooting against was the home team, the people he pretended to care about. hoping that the bp spill would be the worst ecological disaster in world history family yearning for those soils of spots on
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beaches bread and multiplied, for the birds and the fish to start washing up on shore along with the toxic sludge. when that didn't pan out he had to be disappointed. when the carnage did not come he was stepping down and depressed. two years later, here is what we know. but gulf coast is vibrant. the beaches are clean. the water is clear. family still vacation, especially on the beautiful barrier islands. the fisher back. so what happens? where was this enviro apocalypse you promised? well, as it turned out to democrats royal weeks into gulf waters of the time. the natural result of having so much sorrow that it seeks out. that is sort of a thing about oil. there is so much under the ground it runs out naturally which is why bp and other will companies are there in the first place. the result of this entirely natural occurrences the gulf as
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a natural mechanisms to a sort and disburse huge quantities of crude oil. saltwater and algae. this low water disperses the oil and the elegy feast on the. with the handiwork by a power much higher than the epa. [applause] so two years later the worst of marital disaster ever in the really wasteland never really happened. almost hard to find any sign of a leak in the region unless you count the billions and billions of dollars poured into the area by air remorseful bp. and the reason? armies of environmentalists and college kids calling the beaches skimmers and equipment. so water and elsie. the hyper dramatics, the tears and wales and smashing a teeth? why is it every time some oil spills we are treated to the melodrama of overacting from the enormous a left?
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it was like one of those scenes from the arab streets with women making that noise. that is what averments lasalle like. every time somebody spill something. why? why did they do it? it's all about the power. if you want to increase your power the first thing you need is a fat crisis. scared everyone into thinking that this is really it. in me only have three years left to drive our cars and the earth is turning into a sauna or an ice cube. moi for liberals there is only one solution : it's a clear of the oil spill. give them more borden which is what they absolutely hate lg because it does not want any
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power. it just loves to eat the oil. the military are monsters in uniform. that happy autocratic i'm them that always happy but they don't always know what is good for the mother would be back. this is the price of order, whether your progressing toward socialism, coming as investors and, or that special latin-american dictatorship you can call your very own. the power of your state that makes everything possible. one day your whole world is turned upside-down. you have done something to anger the great united states of america. soldiers destroying statues and liberating people. ungraceful as they are, your people are joining the americans and hunting you done in bringing it to justice.
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as the formerly great despot are dragged out of your spiralled to me realize your destiny has been sealed by the young men and women wearing the uniform of the united states of america. that -- [applause] blue prove elusive in the name of progress is often the same as that of many of the autocrats our military as crest of the years. c.s. lewis once remarked the most impressive of tyrannies is the one that is exercised with a good of its victims. this describes the project of liberalism's. the contention that all government policy ought to be judged not by its outcomes words means, but contentions. that is the core ethic. it gives us the key to the real reasons the liberal elite military. the first is the u.s. military's longstanding record of smashing the liberal project on every continent in every era.
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american's destroy german militarism in world war one, liberals understand we crested particular model of centralized aggressive state control of that they themselves aspire to. the americans crash the ex's in world war ii, liberals did that with those powers dying from a vision of a centrist, corporatist, not so secretly revered. when the american military under the despise ronald reagan laid to rest once and for all the hope of communism liberals were deprived of a lot of totalitarian control which they had sympathy. failing to respect the malta culturist ideas the provide the basis for their whole will -- their whole world view. equality of cultures, the american soldier demonstrates the rifle in the a marty, the intrinsic superiority. where the liberal pays lip service to the validity of all
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mores and believes the american soldier embarks upon missions every data forcibly eliminate tierney, and where the liberal subscribers to accretive american impotence and our inability to change the world, the american soldier demonstrates that american power changes the world for the better every single day. peace -- ps through superior firepower is a creed of the american soldier. give peace a chance is, well, it really crappy song by a guy who also a vengeance no heaven and the countries. the american soldier could never imagine living in the world, and that is another thing about liberals and the they don't even like american soldiers, they are or they come from. listen to the liberals talk about our soldiers. during the war liberals were constantly saying things like, we are for the soldier. we are against his mission. that is like being from mattel's and begins the beef. but being for football players, but against the coaches. being for freedom but against
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democracy. being for the people who work in corporations, but against corporations themselves. i forgot, that's what they're really think about those things. telling a soldier you are for him but against his mission mimic the liberal feel better, but not the soldiers risking his life for the mission. the liberals alike are soldiers for other reasons, a disproportionate number of our troops come from the south, believe in god, love guns and football and nascar and love their country so much that this had to fight for her and maybe die for. liberals see a little differently. the soldiers is being victims of economic circumstance that compelled him to join in the military is an outpost for an educated bumpkins and inner-city kids to join the military because they have no other options. and like to see a liberal say any of this to a soldier's face. don't hold your breath. they know that the concern smug look on their face might be wiped off with one smack. when the liberals favored soldier returned from his four
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month summer vacation in vietnam , cameras in tow, he flew straight to washington d.c., through the metal seat did not turn into the potomac and testified before a bunch of senators that the guys he was fighting with for a bunch of monsters and animals. liberals hated all up, and the liberal media, especially. this ambitious man was chairman of the liberal party of the political union, trotted before the senate foreign relations committee, a committee he would later chair to tell the his story about his service in vietnam and while, was stories told. not even his stories, the stories by a group called the winter soldiers project, stories carried to not bother to fact check. why bother when they fit your agenda perfectly. largely proven to be pure fabrications been to stop john kerry are prompted apology. >> they told the stories of times that they had personally raped, cut off years to cut off heads to imitate wires from
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portable telephones to human generals and turn the power, cut off lands cannot plug of bodies to a randomly shot at civilians, razed villages in the fashion reminiscent of kendis con. >> an unbelievable. he spoke in his weird effective masterpiece theatre accent. and when you listen to his description it sells like an active @booktv average week for some hussein and his sons. he was describing the american soldier. habitus we're all gis and do so with that of the pomposity we have come to the dislike him for. here is how he described his fellow soldiers. the country does not know it yet, but it created a monster in the form of millions of men who have been taught to deal and trade and violence and given the chance to die for the biggest nothing in history.
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now, they've really eight that out. john kerry, a warrior for the liberal cause kept on feeding them more and more. when asked about why he thought our soldiers, the so-called monster's you describe it did what they did in vietnam, he went straight for their cultural jugular. >> clearly the responsibility for what has happened their lies elsewhere. it lies in large part with this country, which allows a young child before he reaches the age of 14 to see 12,000 violent deaths on television which glorifies the john wayne syndrome, which puts out fighting man comic books on the stands. >> john wayne syndrome. [laughter] added that no liking john wayne was a disease, senator blue blood. he did not blame the soldiers are being monsters. they cannot help themselves. is the country grew up in and the movies and comic books. turn the guys and the monsters.
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that is what liberals think about our soldiers and the countries they serve. one last reason liberals despise the military. his name is george s. patton. all he epitomizes the i love renter is famous quotations that give every liberal a migraine. he said a good plan finally executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week. the rose said that one because they are in search of perfection . if everyone is thinking alike then someone is of thinking. liberals say that because they seek conformity. there is this classic. battle is the most magnificent competition which a human being can indulge which brings out all that is best, removes all that is based, all men are afraid in battle. the tower is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty, duty is the essence of man
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had. battle, competition, winners, losers, duty to country, man had, that is what liberals it the u.s. military. our soldiers believe in all of that stuff from a crazy old patt believe in, and they're willing to pay the ultimate price for those beliefs. [applause] saw immigrants, give me your tired, pork, undocumented workers. liberals love to say that they loved wrens. the many turn your back on the lower rascals' go about putting legal and illegal immigrants against one another. it's look -- it's really worse. pretend there is not a difference. you ever watch a debate about illegal immigration? next time see if you notice what i've noticed. at some point whoever is arguing for open borders and amnesty for illegals will suddenly stopped using the word illegal in front of toward emigration and was a start talking about immigration as if it's all the same.
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during the debate it takes a few minutes for the person on the other side of the debate to notice that the word illegal has been dropped. it's like that all bugs bunny cartoon where he and daffy duck above trying to convince summer flood that it's time to hunt the other guy. it's tech's season, it's travises income the tax season, rabbit season and then he remembered bugs we will throw in the. >> which, it's travis' reason and he will notice and is automatically work out his tax season. okay. have your way. an elephant's willses shot in toward the hapless duck and closes the chernoff. that's the game liberals love to play with this issue. a job the legal part because it knows the difference between the two. there is no difference between someone who came to this country legally and follow the rules and some of his second and remains in violation of our laws. debate the issue, they always want to buy the distinction. i guess there's a difference with robbing a bank using the
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atm nighter. just taking money of the bank. but most americans another is a difference, and the group really knows of the immigrants themselves, people from europe and india, china, all over the globe who waited in line, filled out forms, debated -- obeyed the law and a love together by liberals with those who did not say -- that does not bother liberals because they hate their rentals as much as they rules. let's set the record straight. immigrants from illegal immigrants are america's greatest renewable resource. from the very first days of our country people of come to our shores because they're one of america's promise of freedom, opportunity. no one took a tiny bird because they heard that in america the government gives stuff or that there is a special loan program for people a certain race or ethnic background. they came here illegally and that justling ago but recent to change america to be the love that the way it is.
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they came because the idea of america, rewarding hd work and encouraging of japan your's complex family and freedom and got him and that is why they come. they come to be americans and raise american children. no one is more patriotic than an immigrant which is why the immigration process is such an important one. [applause] liberals don't see it that way. always looking for the next big group of victims to help. liberals want to make spanish the semi-official second language of america, there was schools to teach in spanish and government offices to offer bilingual services to offer easy citizenship irrespective of how they got here. they don't want to change into americans. they want to to use them to change america. it is all a transaction. they make illegal legal and that gives liberals the votes they need to enact their dumb
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policies. give us your vote and will change america. that is the deal for them. says there are somewhere between ten and 15 million illegal entrants in the united states that represents an awful lot of votes which is what the liberals will do almost anything to win them over which is why liberals hate to legal immigrants. they also ate the illegal immigration process itself. actually compelled to go through a certain process to become americans. we make them memorize those little facts about american history, the ones our own kids so even know and give them a test. a passage to limit the taken of. oh, the horror. i hereby declare end of the absolutely and entirely renounce and the pr of allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate domestic, or 70 of whom more which i have heretofore been subject or citizen and will support and defend the constitution and laws of the united states of america against all enemies, foreign and mestic from a bear true faith
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and allegiance to the same, there are some behalf of the united states when required by law, perform not combative service in the armed forces of the u.s. will required by law, perform work of national importance under civilian direction when required by law, take this obligation freely without any mental reservation air purpose of evasion so help me god. that's what it says. every year on the day of frank capra's birth i try and play a sound bite on my radio show for my speech that he give it the american film institute in 1982 after it received of the life achievement award. he was a first-generation italian immigrant who gave such classic movies as it happened one night, you can't take it with you. mr. smith goes to washington, and it's a wonderful life. it's a wonderful life indeed. he talked about america and the journey that brought him here. >> seventy-nine years ago i celebrated my sixth birthday and
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the black hole of a creaking share with retching, fraying immigrants. thirteen days of misery, and then the ship stopped. my father grabbed me and carry me up this deplane stairs to the deck. then he shouted, look at that. at first all i saw was a deckle people on their knees. my father cried, that is the greatest of light says the star of bethlehem. i looked up and there was a statue of a great lady. taller than that church steeple, holding the lamp over the land we were about to answer, and my father said, it's the light of freedom. remember that. freedom.
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finally, something i must say to some other members of my family, and i believe that they will hear me. mullen, papua to a big brother, joseph lin, little sister, remember the day we arrived in the southern pacific station here in los angeles and they kissed the ground. look. the american film institute has given me this life achievement award. and for that i am thinking them and all my friends who have come here. but for america, just for living here i kiss the ground. thank you very much.
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♪ >> let's face it. if you're a liberal you probably did not get a chill like we did over the immortal words in that speech. let's face it. i don't think we are in any danger witnessing a typical liberal offer to kiss the ground of the analysis of america anytime soon. and finally, the poor bus and, from low one many. the grey seal has done everything that liberals despise right up their front and center. your ego holding arrows. what good does possibly serve aside from celebrating the violent but less than liberals in americans. it doesn't matter to them that he is clutching the olive branch of peace, making the visual point to teddy roosevelt labeled under 50 years later with the words speak softly and carry a big stick. liberals don't think we need to sharpen their rose.
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they would prefer the bald eagle on the grey seal was holding all the branches in both talents, or better yet maybe an olive branch in one and a soft cushion in the other. that, of course, could entice our enemies to lie down and says the or, maybe the olive branch and a bottle of lavender masai's zero. or perhaps one of those live responses they use camino, the spas. anything from the bridgestone catalog would suit just fine. to rid of those awful arrows. we don't need a big stick, just a couple of nerve toys and a pleasant hopeful expression which is another thing wrong with the seal. the girl looks to angry, too hurtful and judgmental. liberals given the choice would replace that scary eagle with something more loving, more gentle have something like the popular children's tv figure, barney, the purple dinosaur.
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i love you, the great seal wood projects to all who gaze at it, a big purple dinosaur holding it juice box and a gender nonspecific plus toward. but what about the most troublesome part? that awful lot of. fluttering on up there are around the purple dinosaur said. out of many one is the national model what the founders imagined it meant that out of the great and celebrated differences between this comes one nation and one larger purpose. the most obnoxious lot of the founders could have come up with as far as liberals are concerned. they don't mind that. they love the things that divide and separate, but they positively despise the last part. the trick is, the founders anticipated this they were a collection of very different men. parents as from the north, complicated and not totally
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friendly relations with the quakers from pennsylvania who premeditated the virginia cavaliers who viewed this got to irish georgians and carolinian with contempt. there were different. they knew that if america was to succeed it would have to find some way to get one out of all the many. them, liberals hate this. they hate any attempt to find common ground because of their political principles and political agenda is all about dividing yes, drawing a distinction, making lists of in groups and other groups, turning gasol into victims are victimizers. the institute of world affairs in milwaukee about world affairs this was during some down time and is truly remarkable career somewhere within the time he invented the internet and the time discover global warming. in that speech the subject turned. he said, we can build a collective civic space large
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enough for all are separate entities that we could be out of one many. out of one of many. that is what he said. i swear. he was quickly marked for what many thought was the era. i don't think it was. it was a freudian slip. what they're really what the phrase to mean. out of one many. contrast this talk with the speech of 2005. president of hillsdale college, a wonderful place where students are required to study the constitution. addressing the ways in which the bill of rights actually breach harmony among americans. one may pray all he pleases and others are left free to pray or not. and with all that property intact, short of slander, libel, or treason. do no harm to another. one can see how the right to property, properly conceived has the same attributes. my property is the fruit of my labor and not yours, that we have no conflict.
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my having my good to prick to put -- deprives your note of yours. this is the reason why our constitution has lasted so long. talk the talk. founders walk the walk. rita people have been the beneficiaries. the arrows are no plus, and a kids drink. the model remains tricky. oppressed. omnipotence. government cannot got. rings us, of course, to all 50 chapters of liberals -- 50 things the liberals love to hate, and it is a blast to read them all. it only takes about a minute, and we will go quick.
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mcdonald's, fight penstemon as carchemish take her, john lennon with george daly, walmart, football, conservative women, but republicans, christian, bible, south, skills to the second amendment to a first amendment and the pools, patio's, suburbs, freeways, seniors taking risks, american toyota is the members, workers, teachers, doctors, patients, algae, v-8 engines, the berlin wall, charity, profik radio, american military, founding fathers, the constitution, apple pie, and america. that bless america, these united states. a key very much, everybody. i hope you get the point. [applause] ..
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if you expect this is going to be an easy ride for governor romney it is not. it is unbelievable that there are going to be liberals moderating the debate. the bar is so much higher for governor romney than president obama. we have to accept it is tough but it is true. next question over here. >> first question is what is the thing between you and hewitt
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concerning the late owner -- >> apparently a huge cleveland browns fan you are not supposed to say art the dell's name because he moved them to franchise to baltimore so they take that personally. he is a good friend of mine. he was great to promote tonight's event. he was the driving force behind the nixon library and is one of my best friends in the business. >> why stop at 50? >> first edition. first edition. if this book does well we will do a second edition we hope. >> what is the secret to winning in november? >> we talked about raising the bar. we got to get everybody to vote. can't tell you how many people i meet, hard-working people, i never voted that this is the year i have to vote for mitt romney. this is the year i got to vote.
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the enthusiasm is there. we have to translate that into actual liberal votes. i say this all the time. don't minimize or underestimate the power of prayer. prayer works. i dedicated 50 things live -- "50 things liberals love to hate" to my denise and listeners of my show know that i lost denise to cancer and i wrote in the book the book is dedicated to my denise whose love and laugh made the world better place. she is always in my heart. the last year she was sick audiences knew she was sick and praying for her regularly. we don't have to talk about this on the air. , had. maybe we will inspire other people because the rich buddies touched by cancer. in the year she was sick she was never in pain, never afraid, never frightened. she wasn't superman and i'm not superman, i will go to my grave believing she was strong because
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of the power of prayer that lifted us up and lifted our four boys and lifted her through a difficult time and i know she is looking out over me and hoping the book is a best-seller and praying and looking and guide me but take it from me. prayer works. we need to pray for our country and our leaders. [applause] >> one more question and we will get out of here. >> we will sign books in front of the time magazine wall. >> each of you has one of these applications under your seat. if you could look at it and help it would help us out. if you do sign up, 50 to 5,000, you get a one of our kind individually numbered commander in chief cap and i come in as well. last question and we will have a signing. >> we are in the nixon library. richard nixon is one of the most hated people in american
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history. his accomplishments include -- as president are entirely liberal. for example he embraced the great society and got us out of vietnam and made nuclear arms agreement with the soviets and so on and senator scott in 1970 says under richard nixon the liberals got the action. why isn't -- why doesn't richard nixon ranked high in the liberal pentium? >> i will simply say this. i have been blessed and honored -- i will be a guest on wednesday night on sean had eddie's show to talk about the group and in texas i was in ohio. this visit to night and especially blessed by this rule of wonderful patriots who came tonight, the nixon library appearance will go down in 2012 as the best appearance of my book for. i am proud to be here.
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[applause] >> a real honor to be in this beautiful place and this tribute to president nixon. folks on the staff have been extraordinary and hospitable and i am honored to spend time with you tonight talking about my book "50 things liberals love to hate". i will see you at the book signing. god bless you and god bless america. >> before we go live want those of you who come to our events know that office come forward, these gifts we give them. available in the store. grab one. matt will be up front. >> outstanding. >> for more information visit the author's website mikeonline.com. >> this book in particular deals at its heart with several
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deserts' and the subtitle is boom and bust, the new old west. i am looking at the way the economy affect our lives, where the economy gets into our very bodies. it is a book that i wrote because my body arrived in the desert under very particular circumstances in the winter of 1997 when i was broke, broken and on drugs. i was in mexico city where i had been lucky enough to go under a book contract from new york. i got an advance from a new york publishers to write a book, dream come true. in mexico city by november of 1997 i crossed the deadline and didn't have a word written and i
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was broke and i called the only friend i could count on at that point because my life style led me to destroy a lot of my personal relationships. i called the performance artist from coast to rico who lived in the united states for many years and a solidarity network and politics in the 1980s and i said -- of set of circumstances led her to cruise from topics of central america. everybody has a story in the desert of how they got there.
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ness service, 100 miles, the town of 29 homes, i saw myself driven to go further out and her friends were in the village near the edge of a beautiful national park. you have a joshua tree and if you haven't been there you know you 2's album at least. you know what a joshua tree looks like. crazy arms going this way and that. i wanted to go further out. there is something existential driving me further out into the big empty, they say about the desert. also because the further out you went the rand got cheaper and cheaper. i was paying $275 a month for a two bed room house with five acres of land on the edge of 29
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palms right where that sign said 100 miles. that is where this book begins. begins with a personal crisis and it was no accident are arrived at this particular landscape. ultimately the debt search is the site of restorative pilgrimage for millennia. at that particular moment i don't think i was aware when i was doing. i did not say to myself i meant trouble with my life and i must feel in the desert, but ultimately that is the space i was entering and later on i realized all the symbolism was there to receive me. i began the process of healing and getting to know this place which included almost immediately dealing with the fact that i was arriving on a landscape that had as many problems as mexico city with
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drugs. i was coming from a place of addiction and all the pain and struggle that goes with that and arriving at a place where massive labs were exploding and young marines were training and doing drurugs to escape the ter reality so i was going to carry ancient symbolism of restoring healing pilgrimages i was also entering a place that was the opposite of that. many years after i moved to joshua tree and 29 palms, a few years later i met my partner who is sitting in the audience tonight, teaching at stanford and has written a wonderful book
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about the desert is called the pastoral clinic about addiction. imac angela far away from the desert but she is from the desert and that is one of the things i fell for immediately about her, the fact that she was the desert barrel, a western girl from new mexico. we ended up living in new mexico together while she was doing research for her dissertation on addiction. she is a medical anthropologist at stanford university. we have some stanford representative here tonight. so i followed angela on to another landscape, northern new mexico which i have already seen. i had been there a couple times as a tourist when i was younger but we have all seen northern new mexico, represented
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artistically. at nauseam. weather a little post card in the carrousel and truck stop for angela adams or georgia o'keeffe, the santa fe artist, painters and writers, john nichols, how many westerns have we seen that have landscape of mason and range? northern new mexico in particular has a powerful draw in terms of its intended landscape. the state nickname of new mexico is planned of enchantment which carries a whiff of new age mysticism with it and makes it soft and warm and fuzzy and tends to obscure a more complicated reality and ultimately that is what does search america is about, how we imagine the desert has been
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imagined for us by artistic representations and imagery have created this vision of the desert for us that is consumed and is a stage on which real-estate is sold and hotels and tourist packages and how complicated the actual human geography of the place is. there is the imagined place and the live for place. i am going to take you to northern new mexico. angela chose northern new mexico. she is from central mexico, albuquerque. both of our families have issues with addiction. that was another point of
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encounter between us. she chose not to be right next door to her family but close enough so we could visit and also because northern new mexico there's a valley which is along highway 68 which ultimately comes out of santa fe. you will be in the valley called the low road. that place in new mexico has the highest rate of heroin addiction and death from overdose of heroin anywhere in the country. and has for long time. the problem is not getting better. it is getting worse. >> you can watch this and other programs online at booktv.org. you are watching booktv on c-span2. here is our prime time lineup for tonight. beginning at 7:00 eastern,th

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Mike Gallagher Education. (2012) '50 Things Liberals Love to Hate.'

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